The Eshima Ohashi Bridge in Japan is like a roller coaster
The bridge is a popular tourist destination and attracts many visitors every year
3 Apr 2022
Eshima Ohashi Bridge, like a roller coaster / ig:
Eshima Ohashi Bridge, like a roller coaster / ig: @_deepsky

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge is a large suspension bridge in Shimane and Tottori prefectures. It has a total length of 1,991 meters and a main span of 1,346 meters. The bridge was completed in 2004 and has been open to traffic ever since.

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world. It is also one of the most beautiful bridges, with two large towers and a long span. The bridge is a popular tourist destination and attracts many visitors every year.

Like a roller coaster

Eshima Ohashi Bridge looks steep /
Eshima Ohashi Bridge looks steep / alojapan.com

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge was built to connect the cities of Matsue and Sakaiminato.

These two cities are located across from Lake Nakaumi, which is why this bridge was built.

The bridge has two lanes for traffic and also has a pedestrian path.

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge is an engineering marvel.

It is one of the longest suspension bridges in the world and has a very unique design.

The bridge was built to withstand strong winds and earthquakes.

It is also designed to allow ships to pass beneath it.

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge has a very unique design, which makes it look like it has a very steep incline.

Just an optical illusion

The steepness of the bridge is an optical illusion caused by photographing it with a telephoto lens... However, the bridge is actually no steeper than usual, and has a very gentle slope.

Optical illusion, actually this bridge is not steep / twitter:
Optical illusion, actually this bridge is not steep / twitter: @Ripleys

The optical illusion of the Eshima Ohashi Bridge is created by the fact that it is much wider at the top than at the bottom. This makes the bridge appear much steeper than it really is.

Eshima Ohashi Bridge at night / Wikipedia
Eshima Ohashi Bridge at night / Wikipedia

The Eshima Ohashi Bridge is one of the most popular tourist spots in Japan. Every year, thousands of people come to see the unique optical illusion created by the bridge.

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